• Most of you need is in the box
  • More graphics power than Intel's NUC
  • Full complement of ports, including DisplayPort


  • Relies on old-school hard drive
  • Slow benchmark performance

At A Glance

The Sapphire VS8 is a little more expensive than Intel's NUC line, but it includes memory and storage where Intel expects you to bring your own.

Manufacturer’s Description

The Sapphire Edge VS series is a new family of mini-PCs based on the latest Accelerated Processing Unit (APU) technology from AMD, codenamed Trinity. It delivers fantastic performance and stunning graphics in a small format for a wide range of applications. At home, the compact, beautiful design can be sited anywhere, replacing older bulky PCs--yet it will breeze through almost any task. For the business user, its super-compact and sleek design releases valuable desk or floor space, yet it runs all standard Microsoft Office and other productivity applications efficiently. The Sapphire VS series is a revolution even for gamers. It supports all the latest games titles, with more and more being optimized for this technology. The internal Radeon HD graphics engine delivers superb graphics rendering for game play or video streaming.

Manufacturer’s Website

Sapphire Edge VS8

The Specs

Processor type AMD A8-4555M APU
Processor speed 1600.0 MHz
Graphics Type Integrated
Primary Graphics Chipset AMD RadeonTM HD7600G
Graphics Memory 0.256 GB
Drives included 1.0
General Information
UPC Code 840777060711
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces
  • Audio - Microphone In (1/8
  • Bluetooth
  • HDMI
  • Line Out 1/8
  • USB 3.0
Memory size 4000.0 MB
Memory type DDR3
Storage Media
SD card SD Card

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